Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Today's News: Tablet PCs - Taking show on the road

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August 31, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE

-- Ones to watch: Tablet PCs, clean bits and meta data
-- Mobile headlines
-- Signs of WLAN intrusion
-- Mobile phone malware: an enterprise problem?
-- How Bluetooth cuts the cord
-- The Missing Link: Brain food

HEADLINES
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ONES TO WATCH: TABLET PCS, CLEAN BITS AND META DATA |
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One CIO is having a tough time swallowing Gartner's prediction that
PC tablets are racing toward greatness. Find out what else the
research firm is placing bets on.
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MOBILE HEADLINES | From around the Web

Tiny devices can ring up trouble (SmartPhoneToday)
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WiMax on way to stardom (Associated Press )
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Cancer study -- Mobile phones off the hook (Reuters)
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ALSO ON SEARCHMOBILECOMPUTING.COM
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SIGNS OF WLAN INTRUSION
Many WLAN administrators are familiar with NetStumbler, a free
discovery tool that sniffs out nearby 802.11 access points (APs).
Unauthorized "rogue" APs get a lot of press, but are not the only
threat. In this tip, we discuss how to spot other kinds of WLAN
intrusion.
http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid40_gci919573,00.html?track=NL-315&ad=525570

MOBILE PHONE MALWARE: AN ENTERPRISE PROBLEM?
Enterprises don't face much of a threat from cell phone malware right
now. But that could change "very rapidly."
http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid40_gci1046541,00.html?track=NL-315&ad=525570

HOW BLUETOOTH CUTS THE CORD
How did Bluetooth get its name? Will the short-range wireless
technology really replace USB cables someday? Columnist John Shepler
addresses these questions and explains why Bluetooth has overcome the
odds to find its niche.
http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/generic/0,295582,sid40_gci1067872,00.html?track=NL-315&ad=525570

THE MISSING LINK
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BRAIN FOOD | Whatis.com
This is a false, or phantom, signal that appears in a superheterodyne
wireless receiver. Hint: It's also one stroke under par for a hole in
golf. What is it?

Answer:
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